Tag Archive for 'business'

Capitalism can save the planet

November 30th, 2010 by Philip Stephens

Not so long ago governments around the world stepped in to rescue capitalism. It’s time for capitalism to repay the favour by turning its mind to saving the planet. Politicians, you see, have just about given up. The only vaguely encouraging thing to say about next week’s Cancun climate change gathering is that expectations have […]

DEFRA Guidance on how to measure and report your greenhouse gas emissions

April 27th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Click “DEFRA Guidance on how to measure and report your greenhouse gas emissions” to download the paper.

Prosperity without Growth? – The transition to a sustainable economy

April 22nd, 2010 by Richard Lord

The Sustainable Development Commission published “Prosperity Without Growth? – The Transition to a sustainable economy by Professor Tim Jackson in 2009. The report calls on world leaders to adopt a 12-step plan to make the transition to a fair, sustainable, low carbon economy.

Schroders Private Banking makes available PowaCycle to its employees

April 20th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Schroders Private Banking has purchased two PowaCycle electric bicycles from Adventure Cycles in St. Martin for use by Schroders’ employees.  The bikes come fully fitted with lights and helmets. The idea of using electric bikes began as a trial when a staff member suggested that electric bikes would allow employees freedom to get to and […]

Schroders (CI) Ltd. presents its sustainability project to the Guernsey Sustainable Business Forum

March 18th, 2009 by Jamie Sebire

Schoders (CI) Ltd. conducted a sustainability project in 2008 to understand and reduce its enviromental impact. Carbon dioxide emissions were calculated for energy consumption, business travel, and commuting. The carbon footprint of supplies such as stationary and food and drink was also taken into account. Electricity consumption was the leading source of C02 emissions followed […]